IOCC II Overview


Orchid Conservation Congress
Orchid Specialist Group
biodiversity conservation
conservation education
botanical gardens
wildlife conservation
population dynamics
habitat conservation
conservation practices

How to Cite

Higgins, W. E. (2005). IOCC II Overview. Selbyana, 26(1/2), 1–3. Retrieved from


The Second International Orchid Conservation Congresss was hosted by the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens on May 15-22, 2004. This significiant conservation event was organized under the auspices of the orchid Specialist Group, which is part of the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources/World Conservation Union). The IUCN, a non-profit organization with members from 140 countries, was founded in 1948, and works closely with the United Nations Environment Programme.


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